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Vingarne (1916)

An adaptation of Herman Bang's 1902 novel "Mikaël." A sculptor befriends a young painter who becomes his model. Their friendship is thrown into turmoil when they both fall in love with the same woman.

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Mauritz Stiller

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Herman Bang (novel), Axel Esbensen | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Nils Asther ... Aspiring actor
Lili Beck ... Lucia de Zamikow (as Lili Bech)
Egil Eide ... Claude Zoret
Lars Hanson ... Eugene Mikael
Julius Hälsig Julius Hälsig ... Zoret's Friend
Julius Jaenzon ... Cameraman
Bertil Junggren Bertil Junggren ... Friend of Claude Zoret
Albin Lavén Albin Lavén ... Charles Schwitt
Mauritz Stiller ... Director
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An adaptation of Herman Bang's 1902 novel "Mikaël." A sculptor befriends a young painter who becomes his model. Their friendship is thrown into turmoil when they both fall in love with the same woman.

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Country:

Sweden

Release Date:

4 September 1916 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wings See more »

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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Only a 'completer' for those interested in Mauritz Stiller
30 December 2001 | by psteierSee all my reviews

Famous and well off artist and sculptor Claude Zoret adopts model and talented artist Eugene Mikael as his son. (The homosexual connection in the novel seems to be ignored in this filming). However, Mikael becomes interested in Princess Lucia de Zamikow and they live a dissipated life at Zoret's expense, much to Zoret's displeasure.

The main interest to me were the costumes and sets.

The 50 minute print is a restoration, substituting titles and stills for the missing scenes.

Also filmed by Carl Theodor Dreyer as Mikaël (1924).


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